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- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
The internal heat of the planet Earth represents an inexhaustible reservoir of thermal energy. This form of energy, known as geothermal energy has been utilized throughout human history in the form of hot water from hot springs. Modern utilization of geothermal energy includes direct use of the heat and its conversion to other forms of energy, mainly... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 89.95
Rivers in the Landscape: Science and Management offers acomprehensive and accessible overview of the current state ofknowledge for river process and form, taking a holistic approach tothe subject with coverage of integrated river science andmanagement in practice. The processes and forms present in channelized surfaceflow–rivers–are... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.31
An kaum einem anderen Fluss der Vereinigten Staaten trafen natürliche und gesellschaftliche Dynamik so drastisch aufeinander wie am Ohio River. Der Fluss war als Kommunikations- und Transportachse von überragender Bedeutung für das rapide Wachstum im Ohio Valley im 19. Jahrhundert. An seinen Ufern entstanden innerhalb kürzester Zeit Handelszentren... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99
Utah is home to canyons and mountains, desert and abundant waterways, thriving cities. The setting for novels by Zane Gray and Edward Abbey, film characters Thelma and Louise and Butch Cassidy, Utah has harsh country for individualists and tamer areas for the meeker at heart. The Beehive State (so called because of the industriousness of its residents)... more...
Landslides: Evaluation and Stabilization/Glissement de Terrain: Evaluation et Stabilisation, Set of 2 VolumesTaylor and Francis 2004; US$ 660.00
These volumes comprise the Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Landslides, held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 28 to July 2, 2004. Information on the latest developments in Landslide Studies is presented by invited lecture reports, specialized panel contributions and over two hundred and forty technical papers, grouped in the... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 239.00
The occurrence and description of wetlands in India with reference to those around the world is detailed in a sequential manner from local, provincial, regional, and national to global scenario in this book, ?Wetlands and Lakes of?the World?. The book also deals with a systematic, sequential and comprehensive treatment of the Limnology (physico-chemical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 539.00
The behaviour of river systems is a result of the complex interaction between flow, sediments, morphology and habitats. Furthermore, rivers are often used as a source of water supply and energy production as well as a waterway for transportation. The main challenge faced by river engineers today, in collaboration with environmental and ecological... more...
- Traugott Bautz 2005; US$ 27.99
InhaltsverzeichnisVORWORT1 EINLEITUNG1.1 Fragestellung1.2 Die Fragestellung im Kontext der Umweltgeschichte1.3 Quellenlage und offene Fragen1.4 Forschungsstand1.5 Aufbau2 DIE ÜBERSCHWEMMUNGEN VON 1868 IN IHREM KONTEXT2.1 Naturkatastrophen2.1.1 Von der "Naturgefahr" zur "Naturkatastrophe" - ein Definitionsversuch2.1.2 Katastrophenmanagement: Bewältigung... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
The IPCC (2007) warned that the Ganges Brahmaputra Meghna (GBM) basin will be at greatest risk due to increased flooding, and that the region?s poverty would reduce its adaptation capacity. This book investigates autonomous adaptation using a multi-method technique comprising PRA and a questionnaire survey applied in the case study area ?Islampur?... more...
- Falcon Guides 2012; US$ 17.99
Touring Colorado Hot Springs provides detailed descriptions, easy-to-read maps, and firsthand information for 32 of the best hot springs in the state. Descriptions are spiced with historical information and hot springs trivia that gives insight into the area's past. This entertaining and informative new edition will lead you to world-class family... more...